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EFCC file charges against musician Naira Marley

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Thursday filed 11 charges bordering on fraud against upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley was arrested last week along with four others, including Zlatan Ibile, who was released on Tuesday.

The charges with suit number FHC/L/178C/19 read in part, “That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 11th day of December 2018, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, conspired amongst yourselves to use Access card 42658840359191132 issued to persons other than you in a bid to obtain gain and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 27(1)(b) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 33(2) of the Same Act.

“That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 10th day of May 2019, within the jurisdiction of this honorable court, with intent to defraud possessed, counterfeit card 4921819410257431 issued to Timea Fedorne Tatar and you thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 33(9) of Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015.”

According to the EFCC, some of the credit cards recovered from the suspects bore the names Nicole Louise Malyon and Timea Fedorne Tatar.

 

 

 

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